Sony PXW-FS7 News

Sony Firmware Update Overview for FS7 and F5/55 Cameras

Sony this week released another round of free firmware updates for the F5, F55 and FS7.  The new firmware adds great new functionality to the cameras and proves that Sony is committed to keeping their cameras at the cutting edge of imaging technology and rewarding their customers investment with continued […]


Sony Green Screen Sample Footage

We recently had a client in that wanted to run some tests with the F55 on a green screen before taking it out on a shoot.  While we had the green screen set up I decided to shoot all of our cameras in front of it to have sample footage […]


Sony FS7 Firmware V3.0 to be Released in December

(via Sony just announced that their best selling Super 35 chip camera – the Sony PXW-FS7 is finally going to receive the much awaited firmware version 3.0 with some awesome new features in December 2015. They did say earlier in the year that the firmware update should drop before the year’s end and looks like […]

Sony Aplha a7R II S-Log2 Color Match with Sony FS7

The Sony a7Rii has been out for a few weeks now and I’ve been curious about its potential to be used as a B-Cam with the Sony PXW-FS7 which has been a very popular camera in the last few months.  In theory the cameras should be pretty compatible color and […]

Working with slog3.cine footage

Last Friday evening I shot a short narrative script here in the Z Systems shop using one of our Sony PXW-FS7’s and other equipment from our rental pool.  I wanted to give you guys a very brief introduction to how I have been working with Sony’s slog3.cine footage from that […]

Slow Mo Sparklers with the Sony PXW-FS7

This was shot on a Sony PXW-FS7 in 1080pHD at 180fps.  I colored and re timed the clip to 24fps in Final Cut Pro X.  I was using a Zeiss CP.2 135mm lens, though I do not remember what I had it stopped down to for this clip, sparklers are […]


Introducing Our New Rental Manager, Keith Mullin!

Salutations Z Systems Fans! My name is Keith Mullin and I am pleased to introduce myself as the new Rental Manager here at Z Systems. A little about myself: I graduated from Metropolitan State University in 2010 with a B.A. in screenwriting. I’ve been involved in over twenty short film […]

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